MAY 12, 1997

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Oscar Roloff: Two WW II USS Juneau survivors left

Oscar Roloff Not long ago, Cdr. Lester Zook, USN, Ret., and his wife came up from their Yuma, Arizona home to thank me for writing so understandingly about unusual military history, especially about his survival aboard the cruiser USS Juneau.

Jefferson Award nominees are role models for children

Jefferson Award Twenty-five years ago, the American Institute for Public Service established the Jefferson Awards to recognize the dedication, sacrifice, and accomplishments of people who serve their communities. This year, two of the nominees are Eastsiders who have contributed much.